Reporter keeps cool despite being provoked during Alex shut down

Reporter keeps cool despite being provoked during Alex shut down

- Maageketla Mohlabe was in the midst of a live report on the Alex shutdown recently

- Video footage was shared showing how an aggressive protester then manhandles the SABC news reporter

- Mohlabe was praised via social media for maintaining his composure despite the challenging situation

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South Africans have witnessed many turbulent scenes arising from the Alexandra shutdown protest.

The irony is that it was the men behind the camera that were in the firing line recently.

Maageketla Mohlabe was reporting live for SABC news when he was manhandled by an aggressive man.

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Video footage reveals how Mohlabe reported on calm scenes in the township when a protester approached, grabbed then choked the reporter.

Mohlabe displayed unbelievable professionalism as he persevered with his report despite the provocation.

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The video was shared by twitter user, @I_amUnity, and follow up footage was shared by Mohlabe himself.

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